Topicwise Questions - Awards

Multiple Choice Questions on Awards

1. The Arjuna Awards were instituted in the year

  1. 1963
  2. 1965
  3. 1961
  4. 1957

2. The ‘Dronacharya Award’ is associated with

  1. Eminent Surgeons
  2. Famous Artists
  3. Sport Coaches
  4. Expert Engineers

3. Nobel Prizes are not given for which of the following fields ?

  1. Physics
  2. Chemistry
  3. Peace
  4. Music

4. The Pulitzer Prize is associated with which one of the following ?

  1. Environmental protection
  2. Olympic Games
  3. Journalism
  4. Civil Aviation

5. To encourage increase in the quality, quantity and availibility of food in the world, the World Food Prize was founded by

  1. Prof. M.S. Swaminathan
  2. UNDP
  3. Prof. Norman Borlaug
  4. WHO

6. For outstanding contribution to which one of the following fields is Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize given?

  1. Literature
  2. Science
  3. Performing Arts
  4. Social Service

7. Which of the following organisations gives the Kalinga Prize for popularising science?

  1. UNESCO
  2. CSIR
  3. UGC
  4. Ministry of Science and Technology

8. Ramon Magsaysay awards are given in honour of former President of

  1. Indonesia
  2. Thailand
  3. New Zealand
  4. Philippines

9. Which of the following awards is also known as Alternative Nobel Prize?

  1. Pulitzer Prize
  2. Right Livelihood Award
  3. Booker Prize
  4. Ramon Magsaysay Award


10. Which is highest gallantry award for the personnel of armed forces in India?

  1. Ashoka Chakra
  2. Maha Vir Chakra
  3. Param Vir Chakra
  4. Kirti Chakra

11. Which of the following States confers the Kabir Samman, Kalidas Samman and Tansen Samman?

  1. Rajasthan
  2. Uttar Pradesh
  3. Bihar
  4. Madhya Pradesh

12. Which of the following is NOT an award in the field of literature?

  1. Sahitya Akademi Award
  2. Jnanpith Award
  3. Jamnalal Bajaj Award
  4. Saraswati Samman

13. In whose memory have Manav Sewa Awards for Service to Children instituted by Government of India?

  1. Indira Gandhi
  2. Rajiv Gandhi
  3. Jawaharlal Nehru
  4. Mahatma Gandhi

14. The reputed Man Booker Prize is awarded every year to the

  1. Best novel in English by a citizen of U.K., the Commonwealth or Ireland
  2. Best novel in English by anyone in the world
  3. Best novel in English by a citizen of U.K., the U.S.A or Canada
  4. Best novel in English by a citizen of any country of Europe or Asia

15. Nirmal Gram Puraskars are awards given to villages which

  1. are 100% open defecation free
  2. provide clean drinking water to villagers
  3. are free from communal distinction
  4. abolish untouchability

16. Which of the following awards is given to journalists?

  1. Dadasaheb Phalke Award
  2. Meghdoot Award
  3. Jamnalal Bajaj Award
  4. Chameli Devi Jain Award


17. Which of the following awards is known as Mathematicians' Nobel Prize?

  1. Turing Award
  2. Abel Prize
  3. Rolf Nevanlinna Prize
  4. Wolf Prize

18. Which of the following is the highest gallantry award in India given for bravery NOT in the face of enemy?

  1. Ashoka Chakra
  2. Kirti Chakra
  3. Mahavir Chakra
  4. Shaurya Chakra

19. In which of the following years was the first Bharat Ratna awarded?

  1. 1953
  2. 1954
  3. 1955
  4. 1951

20. Which of the following awards is given by World Economic Forum to artists who have used their art to improve the state of the world?

  1. Neumann Award
  2. Grammy Award
  3. Emmy Award
  4. Crystal Award


21. Which of the following following awards is NOT associated with films?

  1. Academy Award
  2. BAFTA Award
  3. Emmy Award
  4. Golden Globe Award

22. In which of the following fields is the Dhanvantari Award given?

  1. Literature
  2. Medicine
  3. Social work
  4. Journalism

23. Which of the following awards is USUALLY given to only one person in a year?

  1. Sahitya Akademi Award
  2. Sangeet Natak Akademi Award
  3. Padma Award
  4. Jnanpith Award

24. At which of the following film festivals is the Golden Peacock award given to the best film?

  1. International Film Festival of India
  2. Cannes Film Festival
  3. Venice Film Festival
  4. Childrens' Film Festival of India


25. Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award, Arjuna Awards and other sports awards are given to sportspersons on August 29 every year which is the birthday of -

  1. K.D. Jadhav
  2. Polly Umrigar
  3. Rajiv Gandhi
  4. Major Dhyanchand

26. Which of the following prizes is given to a person who has "made an exceptional contribution to affirming life's spiritual dimension"?

  1. Pulitzer Prize
  2. Templeton Prize
  3. Turing Award
  4. Gandhi Peace Prize

27. Which of the following organisations/states awards the Vyas Samman and Saraswati Samman in the field of literature?

  1. Madhya Pradesh
  2. KK Birla Foundation
  3. Tata Education and Development Trust
  4. Uttar Pradesh

28. Booker Prize is given in the field of -

  1. Medicine
  2. Adventure
  3. Fiction writing
  4. Science

29. Sabin Award is given for the conservation of

  1. snakes
  2. amphibians
  3. arctic animals
  4. insects

30. The highest Indian decoration for showing valour and gallantry in the war is ::

  1. Param Vishistha Seva Medal
  2. Ashoka Chakra
  3. Param Vir Chakra
  4. Mahavir Chakra

31. Who among the following non-Indians was conferred India’s highest national award ‘Bharat Ratna’ ?

  1. Sam Nujoma
  2. Martin Luther King
  3. Zubin Mehta
  4. Nelson Mandela

32. Which of the following awards is instituted by the UNESCO ?

  1. Nehru Award for international understanding
  2. Kalinga Prize
  3. Arjuna Award
  4. Dronacharya Award

33. The Bharatendu Harishchandra awards have been instituted by the :

  1. Hindi Sahatiya Sammelan
  2. Government of Uttar Pradesh
  3. Government of Madhya Pradesh
  4. Union Ministry of Information and Broadcasting

34. Mahathir Award for Global Peace instituted in 2013 has been named after a former Prime Minister of

  1. Indonesia
  2. Philippines
  3. Malaysia
  4. Thailand

35. The name Savitri Khanolkar is associated with design of which of the following awards?

  1. Param Vir Chakra
  2. Bharat Ratna
  3. Padma Vibhushan
  4. Ashok chakra